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Lilie Lin, MD

Lilie Lin, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Lin is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 2007

Clinical Expertise:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Radiation Treatment
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Description of Clinical Expertise

gynecologic and breast cancers

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Radiation Oncology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Concourse Level 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Washington University
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Washington University, St. Louis


American Board of Radiology, National American Brachytherapy Society, National American Radium Society, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), National North American Particle Therapy Cooperative Group (PTCOG), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Lin is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

image-guided radiation therapy

Selected Publications:

Dean LT, Zhang X, Latif N, Giuntoli R, Lin L, Haggerty A, Kim S, Shalowitz D, Stashwick C, Simpkins F, Burger R, Morgan M, Ko E, Schmitz KS. Disparities in Functional Independence after Hysterectomy for Uterine Cancer: Race-Based Disparities in Loss of Functional Independence after Hysterectomy for Uterine Cancer Supportive Care in Cancer 24 (8): 2016.

Xu MJ, Kirk M, Zhai H, Lin LL: Bag and loop small bowel contouring strategies differentially estimate small bowel dose for post-hysterectomy women receiving pencil beam scanning proton therapy Acta Oncologica 55 (7): 900-8,2016.

Yan C, Fischer J, Freedman G, Basta M, Kovach S, Serletti J, Lin L, Wu L: The timing of breast irradiation in two stage expander implant breast reconstruction The Breast Journal 22 (3): 322-9,2016.

Taku N, Dise J, Kenton O, Yin L, Teo BK, Lin, LL: Quantification of vaginal motion associated with daily endorectal balloon placement during whole pelvis radiotherapy for gynecologic cancers Radiotherapy and Oncology 26 (1): 141-8,2016.

Guttmann David M, Li Hualei, Sevak Parag, Grover Surbhi, Jacobson Geraldine, Feldman Aharon, Rubin Stephen, Chu Christina, Bhatia Sudershan, Elshaikh Mohamed A, Lin Lilie L: The Impact of Adjuvant Therapy on Survival and Recurrence Patterns in Women With Early-Stage Uterine Carcinosarcoma: A Multi-institutional Study. International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society 26 (1): 141-8,2016.

Dise, J. G., Liang, X., Lin, L., Teo, K.: Development and Evaluation of an Automatic Interstitial Catheter Digitization Tool for HDR Brachytherapy of Gynecologic Cancers International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics 90 (1): S499,2015.

Guttmann, D. M., Gabriel, P., Lin, L. L., Kennedy, C., Rate, W. R., Grizos, W. T., Nagda, S., Wojtowicz, L., Freedman, G. M.: Contemporary Forward Planned 3-D Conformal Radiotherapy: A Wise Choice for Whole-Breast Radiation International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics 93 (3): E22,2015.

Zhang Xiaochen, Haggerty Ashley F, Brown Justin C, Giuntoli Robert, Lin Lilie, Simpkins Fiona, Dean Lorraine T, Ko Emily, Morgan Mark A, Schmitz Kathryn H: The prescription or proscription of exercise in endometrial cancer care. Gynecologic oncology 139 (1): 155-9,2015.

Dise Joseph, Liang Xing, Scheuermann Joshua, Anamalayil Shibu, Mesina Carmen, Lin Lilie L, Teo Boon-Keng Kevin: Development and evaluation of an automatic interstitial catheter digitization tool for adaptive high-dose-rate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy 14 (5): 619-625,2015.

Lin LL, Kirk M, Scholey J, Taku N, Kiely J, White B, Both S: Initial report of pencil beam scanning proton therapy for posthysterectomy patients with gynecologic cancer International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics Epud ahead of print : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Radiation Oncology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Civic Center Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6515
Fax: (215) 349-5445
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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